FastSpring Acquires SalesRight to Support Next Generation of Software Ecommerce

The full-service ecommerce provider expands its commerce capability with the acquisition of SalesRight, a SaaS solution for B2B sales teams, to deliver a unified software ecommerce solution for B2C and B2B businesses FastSpring, the leading full-service ecommerce partner for software and SaaS companies, announced its acquisition of SalesRight, a SaaS solution that provides interactive quoting and digital signature tools for B2B sales teams. The addition of SalesRight enables FastSpring to expand its capabilities with a…

Dynamic Yield Launches eCommerce Benchmarks

Dynamic Yield, the Experience Optimization platform, announced the release of eCommerce Benchmarks – a new free tool enabling marketers to compare their conversion KPIs with aggregated anonymized industry data from other companies. This tool provides brands with valuable context, helping them set meaningful targets, gain insights into trends occurring across their industry, and find out how their metrics outperform or underperform in comparison. The benchmarking data, which is based on more than 200M monthly unique users…

Simpli.fi Expands Capabilities for Retail, Ecommerce, and Direct-to-Consumer Advertisers with Transaction Value Reporting

New Capability Enables Advertisers to Track Purchase Price and Order ID Data to Attribute Return on Ad Spend Simpli.fi, the leading programmatic platform for CTV, addressable, and mobile advertising, announced the addition to its reporting capabilities of Transaction Value Reporting. With this enhancement, Simpli.fi is expanding its robust reporting and analytics suite for retail, eCommerce, and Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) advertisers. Transaction Value Reporting enables advertisers to derive additional attribution data and…

Nexcess and Oliver POS Team Up to Bridge the Gap Between Ecommerce and Brick & Mortar Retail

As global ecommerce sales continue experiencing exponential growth, Nexcess, a leader in digital commerce, is partnering with leading-edge software company Oliver POS, to roll-out revolutionary technology for WooCommerce merchants. This latest ecommerce application brings essential data directly into the point-of-sale system from the online store, connecting both channels for seamless inventory management and increased sales opportunities. Oliver POS' cloud-based technology provides real-time insights into inventory,…

NetElixir Forecasts 30% Increase in Ecommerce Sales for the 2020 Holiday Season

Company predicts consumer behavior shifts that will spur earlier-than-normal shopping surges Digital marketing agency NetElixir released its 13th annual holiday ecommerce sales predictions with an accompanying Holiday ECommerce Sales  Calendar to help retailers and brands plan their digital campaigns around key shopping moments. The common theme throughout the data suggests that retailers and brands need to plan for earlier-than-normal shopping surges and be prepared to tackle an uncertain holiday season. Marketing…

eCommerce Product Photography Industry Adopts Automation

Ortery Technologies, Inc. stated that as "no contact shopping" becomes the new norm, spiking online sales are accelerating the eCommerce industry to adopt Ortery's product photography automation technologies to get products online faster. Ortery manufactures integrated photography solutions that utilize software to streamline picture taking and drastically increase online customer engagement. Their all-in-one product photography solutions can be used by anyone, regardless of photography skill, to create professional still…

Pandemic Accelerates the Erosion of Brick-and-Mortar Providing New Opportunities this Holiday Season for eCommerce

Morrison Consulting, LLC, a Scottsdale-based e-consultancy firm and Mode Effect, LLC, a Phoenix-based WordPress and WooCommerce development firm, both established Arizona companies recently merged to create a full-service ecommerce consulting, development and management agency. "Something we've been talking about a lot since merger of our teams and talent is how the pandemic has affected our eCommerce clients – and, especially, how the pandemic will impact the holiday shopping season," said John Morrison, CEO.…

Shift4 Payments Acquires 3dcart Ecommerce Platform

Shift4 Payments, a leading provider of payment processing and technology solutions, has announced the acquisition of 3dcart, a powerful e-commerce platform serving over 14,000 businesses, to deliver a unified commerce solution to the company’s customers. 3dcart is a feature-rich, multinational e-commerce platform serving businesses of all sizes in a wide range of industries. The company provides everything a business needs to build a secure e-commerce website and start selling products or services online. This turnkey…

Check Point Software ZoneAlarm Improves Customer Experience and eCommerce Operations with 2Checkout

ZoneAlarm’s solutions benefit from advanced payments and subscription billing capabilities, and accelerated speed to market 2Checkout (now Verifone), the leading all-in-one monetization platform for global businesses, announced that Check Point Software Technologies, a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, has selected 2Checkout and the Avangate Monetization Platform for the global online sales of its ZoneAlarm consumer security solutions. The software company is benefiting from an all-in-one commerce…

Yottaa Brings eCommerce Acceleration as an Application in the Episerver App Marketplace

Eighty-five percent of online shoppers start their online purchase journeys at a marketplace whether they have a product in mind for purchase or not. Business buyers want the same level of ease and comparison and Yottaa, the leading cloud platform for accelerating e-commerce, and Episerver, the customer-centric digital experience company, have made it possible through Yottaa’s RAPID inSITE via the Episerver App Marketplace for business users to choose an app to fit their needs. “Episerver offers the most complete…

Hip eCommerce Closes $5 Million Series A Funding Round

Hip eCommerce, the collectibles specific marketplaces and technology company, announced a $5.325M Series A round of funding. Led by Next Coast Ventures, the current round brings total funding to date to just under $7M. Hip eCommerce will utilize the funding to augment business, marketing, product, and engineering efforts, as well as to accelerate its product roadmap and continue to build revolutionary features for both buyers and sellers of collectibles. Hip eCommerce builds marketplaces for specific collectibles, each…

Reprise Launches Global eCommerce Unit, Reprise Commerce

Reprise, the global performance marketing agency of IPG Mediabrands, has launched Reprise Commerce, a new global specialty eCommerce unit. Reprise Commerce combines Reprise’s traditional eCommerce media capabilities with the in-depth retail expertise it has been adding over the past year. The new unit provides clients with a holistic approach to eCommerce, extending beyond marketing into supply chain and operations, and designing strategies and activations with customer experience at the heart. From the initial consultation…

Gerber Technology and Alvanon Announce 3D Collaboration to Achieve Unsurpassed Fit and eCommerce Success

The collaboration will empower the fashion and apparel industry to accelerate digital transformation. Gerber Technology continues to expand its global network and announced a collaboration with Alvanon that will further strengthen their powerful 2D-to-3D for fit solution. The new collaboration between Gerber and Alvanaon will allow fashion and apparel companies to accurately simulate their customer's size and fit. As COVID-19 continues to drive an increase in online shopping, it is important for fashion companies' clothing…

Retail Ecommerce Ventures (REV) Officially Relaunches Pier 1 Imports Online Store

Pier 1 starts anew as Internet-first retailer of home furnishings and accessories; REV retains brand's senior buyers and other key personnel, revamps functionality and look of Pier1.com Retail Ecommerce Ventures (REV) officially relaunched Pier1.com, the new customer-centric online store for home furnishings and accessories retailer Pier 1 Imports. The 58-year-old brand closed its brick-and-mortar locations this year as part of its bankruptcy plan, but millions of people continue to cherish Pier 1 Imports and its curated…

Adoption of CommerceIQ’s ML-Based Ecommerce Platform Soars

CommerceIQ, a leader in E-commerce Channel Optimization, announced it has achieved annualized YTD revenue growth of 300% driven by several new customer and expansion deals, and the success of its newly launched CommerceIQ Advertising Managed Service, which is on track to manage $100M in ad spend by the end of 2020. Less than three months after launching, brands including Logitech and Nature’s Bounty have selected this new service to manage their ad dollars on Amazon and to optimize their omni-channel advertising investments…

DMS Identifies Ecommerce Growth Trends for Advertisers Ahead of Holiday Season

2020 Holiday Season: Consumer Mindsets & The Growth Of Ecommerce Ebook Highlights How Brands and Retailers Can Capitalize on the Unique Opportunities to Drive Sales in 2020 Digital Media Solutions, Inc., an innovative global solutions provider of digital performance advertising and a connection point between digital advertising clients and their prospective customers, unveils key promotional strategies to drive ecommerce growth this holiday season. As advertisers finalize their efforts to drive engagement and sales in…

Invoca Announces Three New Conversation Intelligence Solutions for Sales, eCommerce, and Customer Experience Teams

At its 6th annual conference, Invoca announced three new solutions that extend its AI-powered conversation intelligence platform beyond the marketing organization to also serve sales, eCommerce, and customer experience teams. The new solutions will allow all revenue teams at business-to-consumer (B2C) brands to create better buying experiences, drive more leads, and increase revenue. By helping brands understand conversation data and activate it across their technology stack, Invoca's Active Conversation Intelligence…

Zuza Releases New eCommerce and Online Ordering Platform with Contactless Payment Functionalities

A first-rate business management software to assist merchants in offering customers new online ordering methods Zuza, an innovative business management software provider, proudly announced the release of its new e-commerce platform. It is a user-friendly online ordering management system designed to help merchants provide an utterly contactless purchase experience to customers. The e-commerce platform works together with Zuza's technology to help restaurants, and retail stores manage their operations under one symbiotic…

Searchspring Launches Personalized Recommendations for Ecommerce

Searchspring delivers 1:1 personalization for ecommerce merchants in its new Personalized Recommendations Searchspring announced the beta launch of its new Personalized Recommendations feature. Early adopters are already trialing new Personalized Recommendations to display hyper-relevant products that engage shoppers and boost conversions. With ecommerce experiencing accelerated growth during the pandemic, this release comes at a time when online retailers are looking for automation to enhance their overburdened…

eCommerce Transactions Expected to Rise to Record Levels During Holiday Shopping Season

New benchmark data from ACI Worldwide revealed a projected 27 percent increase in global eCommerce transactions over the holiday period October 2020 through December 2020. The data, based on hundreds of millions of eCommerce transactions from global merchants, also projected a 40 percent increase in the buy-online-pick-up-in-store (BOPIS) or click-and-collect channel. "Although a number of brick-and-mortar stores have closed due to the pandemic, their eCommerce sites remain available. On the other hand, some stores that…